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Benefits of Playing Video Games #5: More Game Genres and Skills You Can Develop

Welcome to Part 2 of video game genres and skills you can develop with them! Today we’ll look at four major genres we didn’t cover last week – Simulation, Strategy, Sports and others. 😀 Genre: Simulation Sub-Genre: Construction and Management Simulation Ever wanted to feel like a business tycoon? If yes, this is your genre…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #5: More Game Genres and Skills You Can Develop

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Benefits of Playing Video Games #4: Game Genres and Skills You Can Develop

Previously I mentioned that different video game genres give different benefits, so this week we’ll be looking at some genres, skills you can learn from them and some game recommendations! Yep, we ain’t done with all the gaming benefits yet. 😆 If you’re a novel reader or a movie watcher, you’re probably thinking of genre…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #4: Game Genres and Skills You Can Develop

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Benefits of Playing Video Games #3: Creativity and a Disclaimer

Over the last two weeks, we’ve looked at cognitive, health, personality and social benefits; today we’ll have a look at creativity! Plus a sneaky disclaimer at the end. 😛 Warning: This is going to be a link-extensive post! Video Games Improve Creativity A study of nearly 500 12-year-olds found that the more kids played video…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #3: Creativity and a Disclaimer

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Benefits of Playing Video Games #2: Health & Social Benefits

Welcome to the Benefits of Playing Video Games series, Part #2! Last week we looked at some cognitive benefits, so this week we’ll head into health, personality and social benefits. 😀 Health Benefits Helps with Pain Relief In 2010, scientists presented research at the American Pain Society’s conference, which found evidence that playing video games,…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #2: Health & Social Benefits

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Benefits of Playing Video Games #1: Cognitive Benefits and a Mini-Rant

Welcome to my new mini-series. If you’ve read enough of my previous posts, I bet you’ve seen this coming from a mile away! Otherwise, well, news flash: playing video games is on my list of various hobbies, so this isn’t surprising. 😆 Are you an introvert who likes to play video games? Were you ever…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #1: Cognitive Benefits and a Mini-Rant